MACOM Announces Small Size Integrated SPDT Switch and LNA with Bypass Mode for Front End WLAN Applications

Multi-function MMIC enables high isolation, high gain, low noise figure and low insertion loss.

Lowell, MA – M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. ("MACOM"), a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products, today announced a new integrated SPDT switch and Low Noise Amplifier (LNA), with bypass mode, for WLAN 802.11a,n,ac network applications.

The MAMF-010614 is an innovative solution for customers who need a versatile, ultra-small packaged multi-function MMIC for 8082.11a,n,ac applications. The MAMF-010614 is packaged in a conveniently small 2mm x 2mm 12-lead STQFN while providing superior performance over the 5 – 6 GHz bandwidth. The device, which includes an SPDT switch with an integrated LNA with bypass mode, allows for a simple and easy solution for real estate constrained customers. The MAMF-010614 delivers high isolation between Tx and Rx paths, low Tx  insertion loss and high gain.

"This multi function MMIC is useful to customers in WLAN applications where a bypass mode is required to avoid near-field distortion," said Tom Galluccio, Product Manager. "The MAAM-010614 has low Tx insertion loss of 0.9 dB, high Rx gain performance of 12 dB and low Rx noise figure of 2.2dB, altogether making it a high performing solution in an ultra-small package."

The table below outlines typical performance:

Parameter

Units

MAMF-010614

Frequency

GHz 5-6
Gain dB 12
Insertion Loss dB 6
Noise Figure dB 2.2
Isolation dB 19
Rx Input/Output Return Loss dBm 10
Rx Input IP3 dBm 10
Rx Input P1dB dBm -3
Quiescent Current mA 10
Tx Input/Output Return Loss dB 12

Production quantities and samples of MAMF-010614 are available from stock. Final datasheets and additional product information can be obtained from the MACOM website at: www.macomtech.com

About Macom
M/A-COM Technology Solutions (www.macomtech.com) is a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products that enable next-generation Internet and modern battlefield applications.  Recognized for its broad catalog portfolio of technologies and products, MACOM serves diverse markets, including CATV, wireless and optical communications infrastructure, satellite, radar, automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices.  We build on more than 60 years of solving our customers’ most complex problems and thus remain a pillar of the RF and microwave industry.

Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, MACOM is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard. MACOM has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

MACOM, M/A-COM, M/A-COM Technology Solutions, M/A-COM Tech, Partners in RF Microwave, The First Name in Microwave and related logos are trademarks of MACOM. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

For Sales Information, Please Contact:
North Americas - Phone: 800-366-2266
Europe - Phone: +353-21-244-6400
India - Phone: +91-80-43537383
China – Phone: +86-21-2407-1588

Media Contacts:
Husrav Billimoria
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc.
978-656-2896
Husrav.Billimoria@macomtech.com

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